Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District
Hammond Mayor Thomas McDermott Jr. supports regional ideas such as expanding the South Shore commuter rail, but his priority must be Hammond, he said.
Gary is expected to become the biggest Lake County city to help foot the bill for the South Shore extension.
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MUNSTER | A hearing on funding for a $3 million environmental impact study of the South Shore commuter rail extension Saturday turned into a wide-ranging discussion on the extension and other topics.
LOWELL | A few supporters of the proposed South Shore commuter rail line extension to Dyer turned out Monday at a meeting in Lowell.
A 19-year-old Merrillville man was arrested and charged Saturday afternoon in connection with Monday's vandalism at the South Shore Gary Metro Station, police said.
South Shore ridership declined slightly in 2013, but increases in peak ridership in each of the three last months of the year have the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District hopeful for a better 2014.
CHICAGO | South Shore commuter trains were delayed for about an hour Friday night when a Norfolk Southern car caught on fire.
PORTAGE | Three suspects in an armed robbery of a convenience store in South Bend were taken into custody Wednesday when a train stopped at the Portage/Ogden Dunes South Shore station.
GARY | A failed inspection on Wednesday on the elevator and escalator that take passengers up to the South Shore platform at the Gary Metro Center station forced both to be taken out of service indefinitely, making the station inaccessible to disabled commuters.
The view west from the Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District's Dune Park station. "Support expansion of the South Shore commuter rail lines" ranked fourth on the One Region list of priorities, with 10 percent of participants in a recent summit voting for it.
The problem of updating a South Shore commuter railroad built for the Northwest Indiana of 100 years ago was once again tackled by transit promoters on Tuesday.
U.S. Rep. Pete Visclosky, D-Merrillville, called on state legislators Thursday to help find a solution to funding the South Shore extension, if not all the way to Lowell, then at least to Dyer.
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The Region Stop Team is a good approach to law enforcement in Lake County. This new initiative pools police resources to improve efficiency.
John Parsons, Northern Indiana Commuter Transportation District assistant director, talks about the new $4.1 million Dune Park station high-level boarding platform. The east portion of the platform will open in August. It should make boarding trains easier and swifter for riders on the South…
The South Shore commuter railroad plans to open the east portion of its new high-level boarding platform at the Dune Park station by late August.
Almost half of South Shore commuter train riders would like to see alcohol prohibited on cars and 79 percent would like to see rush hour "quiet cars" where cell phone chats and noisy electronic devices are prohibited.
MICHIGAN CITY | South Shore train service between Michigan City and South Bend is expected to resume Monday, officials said.
The South Shore Line will continue busing passengers Friday between its Michigan City and South Bend stations because of damage to a railroad bridge in Hudson Lake.
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